For Adults with Developmental Disabilities
Supported Living Services
Individually tailored planning ensures that adults with developmental disabilities receive the services and supports they need in order to make their own choices about where in their community they live and work. The goal of this program is enhancing the quality of life through maintaining as much independence and self-determination as possible.
An increased level of support and care is available for those adults with developmental and physical disabilities who require supervised assistance with everyday activities, ranging from personal care to health and safety management to daily activities. We offer 24-hour services in a variety of settings:
Group Residential Services and Supports
Designed to meet the unique needs of those individuals who require full support for safety, whether it is for physical or medical reasons. Support for all daily living needs is provided around the clock in warm friendly homes.
Individual Residential Services and Supports
Personalized services to meet each person’s unique needs to attain their preferred community living arrangement. Individuals live in either a Host Home setting or their own community apartment or home and are supported to enjoy typical community living. Health and safety are paramount to services provided. Each individual has access to 24-hour support, when needed, as well as staff and/or providers to assist them in their home or community with daily support.
Starpoint is in close partnership with the Department of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR). This program helps our consumers find employment through job interest and skill assessments, job shadowing and try-out, job placement, job coaching, and job maintenance/advancement. Many of our employers include: Wal-Mart, Pizza Madness, Home Depot, Taco Bell and Howard’s Disposal, among others. Our partnered employers have been very successful in integrating people with disabilities into regular employment positions.
Life Skills Center
Starpoint’s Life Skills Center consists of life skills classes, the Life Enrichment Program, and Self-Management Accountability and Responsibility Training (SMART). Life Skills Classes offer a faster paced, more transitional curriculum in activities of daily living such as: money management, nutrition and cooking, healthy relationships, plus much more. The Life Enrichment Program includes more moderately paced academic studies, physical exercise activities that include: weight gain and loss management, personal hygiene, games and activities, arts and crafts, woodworking, and jewelry making. SMART classes include: academics, literacy, and technology with specialized activities made up of exclusive participants. Starpoint’s Life Skills Center is located at 1401 Oak Creek Grade, Canon City. Please contact at (719) 276-1111.
Adult Day Services are a component of Comprehensive Services and Supports and round out a consumer’s daily activities. These activities also provide job skills training and socialization skills. Recreational outings, volunteer opportunities, music, dance, art classes, and holiday celebrations are some of the things we host, many of which are provided by community volunteers.
Individuals with disabilities experience their community by participating in typical activities such as: volunteering at local establishments and participating in clubs and organizations. We provide a support person to accompany them if desired.
We support individuals in a non-integrated setting in a variety of recreation and leisure activities. Educational, safety, and seasonal themes are explored on a weekly basis throughout the year.
Our services for adults with developmental and physical disabilities are located in Fremont and Chaffee counties.